Reforming the regulation of taxis and private hire vehicles

Received from the Law Commission at 19:00 22nd May 2014  . News release: Embargoed until 00:01 hours on Friday 23 May 2014    Taxis and private hire services, which include minicabs, are an essential link in the transport network of England and Wales, with passengers spending in excess of £2.5 billion a year on fares. But the law that gove...

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A very special insurance deal through the NAWCP

Dear Members A little later than we hoped what with the bank holiday intervening and delays with our (not PJI) email designer. Below is the excellent offer to all our members from Peter James for all insurance, not just wedding cars, They will happily look after all of your insurance requirements both domestic and business and apply NAWCP benefits...

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NAWCP Appoints Insurance Advisor

With the current problems in the wedding car insurance industry, especially with Footman James losing Equity Red Star as their underwriters, the NAWCP felt it important to approach a company that will properly cater for our members. We have decided after various meetings to appoint Peter James the leading light in the industry for help and advice. ...

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HAVE WE WON? it sure looks like it!

Hi everyone We may well have won. The Law Commission has just released a statement regarding the proposed change to the law relating to Private Hire and Taxi legislation. This is the most important piece of wording relating to our industry. "The proposal to bring wedding and funeral cars into the same regulatory framework as mini-cabs has also be...

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More Good News

We are being recognised by the wedding services industry It’s always nice to be taken seriously by other professionals in your industry and we have recently had two discount offers for members of the National Association of Wedding Car Professionals. I am Staggered is the leading website for Grooms. They have offered our members a 15% discount ...

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‘Fingers Crossed’ email 22nd October 2012

Coming up to date  Well the first round is now over and done with. The feedback I have been able to glean from various sources is that the Law Commission is quietly saying that there may well be some reasons for the exemption for wedding and funeral cars to continue but that will have to be up to the Minister involved. So it seems that clause 42 ...

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